ABC News reports:
President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence remained out of sight Monday — after doing so for days amid the greatest crisis of their administration, as Democrats on Capitol Hill call for Pence to step in to strip Trump of his powers.
In fact, the White House on Monday declined to say whether Trump and Pence had spoken since Wednesday morning, before an inflammatory rally near the White House during which the president publicly pressured Pence to try to overturn the election during a joint session of Congress being held when a mob assaulted the Capitol.
The vice president has yet to respond to calls from House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and soon-to-be Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer for him to join with the Cabinet to invoke the 25th Amendment to take control from Trump.
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The White House declined to say whether Pres. Trump and Vice Pres. Mike Pence have spoken since Wednesday morning. https://t.co/RoMN4HbT5m
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